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Postdoctoral Positions in Machine Learning, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

KTH is the largest technical university in Sweden. Education and research cover a broad spectrum within natural sciences and engineering, as well as architecture, industrial engi-neering and management, urban planning, work science and environmental engineering. KTH has 13.344 full-time equivalent students of whom 6.955 at Bachelor (first) level and 5.545 at Master (second) level. In addition 1.314 full-time equivalent students at doctoral studies (third) level and 3.900 employees.CSC is one of Sweden’s most advanced and successful research and education.
Applicants should have a PhD related to any of the specific fields mentioned or in general computer science where Machine Learning forms a substantial component. Good pro-gramming skills and experience with large sets of data is also a requirement.

Scholarship Application Deadline:
April 29, 2011

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PhD and Postdoctoral Positions, Tilburg Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science, Netherlands

The Tilburg Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS) invites applications for two four-year full-time PhD positions and one two-year postdoc position.Individuals that are encouraged to apply have an interest in logical and computational theories of ordinary reasoning, natural logic, and/or linguistic semantics and want to investigate these topics in a setting of tableau theorem proving and model checking. The positions are part of the program “Towards Logics that Model Natural Reasoning”, funded by a Free Competition grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) and led by Reinhard Muskens.

We expect the willingness to work in an international interdisciplinary research environment. The PhD candidates will receive a starting salary of 2042 Euro gross per month in the first year. The salary in the last year is 2612 Euro. The postdoctoral researcher will receive a starting salary ranging from 2977 to 3195 Euro gross per month, depending on experience.Applications (in English) should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a two-page research proposal, and the names of two references. Only applications made with the help of our Application Wizard will be taken into consideration.

Scholarship Application Deadline:
April 15, 2011.

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Postdoctoral Positions at MAXlab, Sweden: Synchrotron X-ray techniques to study in-situ some of the fundamental steps involved in several oxidative processes.

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position as part of a Swedish funded research program, which aims at applying synchrotron X-ray techniques to study in-situ some of the fundamental steps involved in several oxidative processes. The task will be to design, assemble and test electrochemical cells suited to the demands of a particular experiment. Demonstrated practical experience with electrochemical equipment and knowledge of the X-ray absorption technique are necessary.

Eligibility requires a PhD degree in physics, chemistry, chemical engineering or materials science awarded not more than 5 years before the application date.
The MAX-laboratory is a Swedish National Laboratory in Lund, Sweden. It presently consists of three electron storage rings and provides photons from IR up to the hard X-ray regime, serving 800 scientists a year.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 February 2011

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